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ABC
Mar 7, 2012 4:00am PST
>>> this morning, the results are in. >> mitt romney stays out in front with critical wince on super tuesday. rick santorum battles back with his own strong showing. >>> parting ways. peyton manning being cut today by his long time team the colts. where exactly will he land? >>> the sun early this morning unleashing an explosion headed right to earth. >>> and what a rescue. the officers who ran toward this big explosion getting a big thanks from their own. >>> and good wednesday morning, everyone. we have watched the results come down throughout the night. voters in ten states making a strong statement about the race. >> mitt romney came out the biggest winner. perhaps not enough to regain any real momentum. let's look at where things stand. he took six of the super tuesday contests. rick santorum one three. newt gingrich only winning his home state georgia. romney's biggest goal was to win ohio, which he did. scott goldberg is live in that battle ground state with more. hey, scott. >> reporter: good morning, rob and paula. if mitt romney had lost here, many said it would h
ABC
Mar 21, 2012 4:00am PDT
to find a killer before he strikes again. >>> a big win for mitt romney in the critical state of illinois. so, what does it mean for rick santorum's hope of more delegates? >>> also, an emergency landing in alaska strands passengers there for two days. the travel nightmare we learned about overnight. >>> when you mess with nature, sometimes nature wins. one tree trimmer learned that lesson the hard way. >>> good wednesday morning, everyone. we're tracking a number of breaking stories right now, beginning with mexico. still shaking from that massive earthquake. there have been several, powerful aftershocks. one just hours ago. >> it is rattling nerves here no the border, too. the epicenter of the 7.4 quake was between oaxaca and acapulco. spring break destinations. thousands are americans are there right now, including malia obama, on a school trip. she is okay. >> the quake was felt hundreds of miles away, with office buildings swaying, sending workers intostreets. children clinging to parents. a pedestrian bridge collapsed on to a bus. amazingly, there are reports that only a few people
ABC
Mar 14, 2012 4:00am EDT
in mississippi with a third place showing for romney. and polls chosing a short time ago in hawaii. romney is in the lead there. he won the territory of american samoa. >> what are the candidates saying this morning? tahman bradley is live in washington with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, rob and paula. e vn jell call voters made up 80% of the electorate in alabama and mississippi. rick santorum made ate southern sweep. >> we did it again. >> reporter: winning primaries in alabama and mississippi, he rejected the idea that mitt romney will eventually lock up the republican nomination. >> for someone who thinks this race is inevitable. he spent a whole lot of money against me for being inevitable. >> reporter: santorum called on conservatives to unite behind him. >> the time is now for conservatives to pull together. time is now to make sure, to make sure that we have the best chance to win this election. >> reporter: exit polling in alabama and mississippi shows conservatives are split. half of the voters in those states said romney is not conservative enough and divided th
ABC
Mar 8, 2012 4:00am PST
. conservatives are urging him to drop out and back rick santorum. david muir is with the romney campaign. >> reporter: called the romney reality, over a billion more votes, more states won than the other guys. yet the finish line is far off. >> i'm going to stay in the race because we're doing well. >> reporter: even if it is romney at the end of the fight, at what price? >> we haven't seen a republican candidate suffer this much, this badly, and finish in such a vulnerable position. >> reporter: what is holding romney back? in ohio, a telling number. when voters were asked which candidate best understands the problems of average americans, a full third picked santorum. romney's the first to face criticism that he's out of touch. al gore, they put him in the swerts and earth tones. four years ago, a more human hillary clinton. she cried. and who could forget when she took that shot. even barack obama, bowling. romney tried a visit of nascar, nascar teams. you can expect more of these, town hals, where team romney believes he does connect. where tech tiniest of voices make him more human.
ABC
Mar 22, 2012 4:00am PDT
hoping to take him alive. >>> back here at home, the mitt romney campaign is trying to recover from yet another embarrassing misstep. this time, a popular children's toy is playing a major role in the political drama. here's abc's jake tapper. >> reporter: it was supposed to be a day for mitt romney's campaign to revel in its victory and try to get the party behind him. but then, a top romney strategist was asked on cnn if romney had run too far to the right to win in november. >> he hit a reset button for the fall xin. everything changes. it's almost like an etch-a-sketch. you shake it up and start all over again. >> reporter: an etch-a-sketch. the toy for children was there were rivals. >> you're not looking for someone who is the etch-a-sketch candidate. >> reporter: governor romney responded to the controversy, saying the issues he's running on now will be the same ones in november. >> i'm running as a conservative republican. i was a conservative governor. i will be running as a conser conservative nominee. >> reporter: now is the time for republicans to unite behind governor romne
ABC
Mar 20, 2012 4:00am PDT
, to the republican presidential primary happening today in illinois. mitt romney has a slight lead in the polls over rick santorum. karen travers has a preview of today's race. >> reporter: mitt romney and rick santorum, scrambling for votes in the land of lincoln. romney admired the pancakes served at charlie parker's diner in springfield. and he saw in them, political symbolism. >> these pancakes are as large as my win in puerto rico last night. >> reporter: the margin was so big, that romney picked up all of the delegates at stake. romney's built a successful strategy by stringing together big wins in small contests. he snagged almost all of the delegates up for grabs in the virgin islands, guam, and samoa. romney pulled out tight wins in ohio. and some are showing very similar. on the trail, the candidates have been trading jabs. >> i don't think you're going to replace an economic lightweight, with another economic lightweight. >> i heard governor romney called me an economic lightweight because i wasn't a wall street financier like he was. >> reporter: romney's focused on santorum. been an off
ABC
Mar 28, 2012 4:00am PDT
. >>> also, major changes coming to the newt gingrich as mitt romney shows off his sense of humor in late night. >>> lost in the gulf. a life long friend in a fishing trip. a 30-hour ordeal, an agonizing choice. only one making it to land alive. >>> brace yourself, megamillions mania, let the true frenzy begin. we learned overnight that nobody won that $363 million jackpot. >> good morning, everybody. the fbi is now looking into just what triggered that bizarre series of events on board that jetblue flight. >> and those close to clayton osbon say they just cannot imagine what would have caused the veteran pilot to snap. passengers say it could have been much worse if not for the actions of some very brave passengers. we begin the coverage with abc's tahman bradley. >> reporter: in amarillo, texas, the captain of jetblue flight 191 carried off the plane in handcuffs after his co-pilot made an emergency landing amidst this terrifying scene on board captured by cell phone video. passengers holding down the captain who has been identified as clayton osbon. sources say osbon began acting errat
ABC
Mar 23, 2012 4:00am EDT
romney. santorum telling republicans in texas that republicans should give president obama another term, unless santorum is the nominee. romney called santorum's charge disappointing. newt gingrich said any republican would be better than a second obama term. >>> in italy, five more bodies have been recovered from the wrecked cruise ship. italian officials said the victims were found between the hull of the ship and the seabed. 30 is the number of bodies recovered so far. there could be weeked before they're positively identified. a couple from minnesota is among those who is still missing. >>> we finally have an answer this morning from the eastern wisconsin town plagued all week by mysterious booming noises. geologists say the noises were the sound of a 1.5 magnitude earthquake that hit tuesday morning. but because of the low magnitude, most people were not aware of that. they were just stumped. on the welcome sign, it said clintonville is booming. there you go. it was an earthquake. >>> take a look at the weather across the nation. another day of near-record highs in the northeast. w
ABC
Mar 5, 2012 4:00am PST
hesitat huromney is pretty qui >> mitt romney is pretty quick to respond to the president. he said mr. obama's approach has failed and mr. romney predicts that iran will have a nuclear weapon if the president is re-elected. >>> romney and the other republican candidates are spending their last full day campaigning ahead of super tuesday. 437 delegates in ten states are at stake. rick santorum says the nomination battle could go all the way to the convention because in his words, romney has failed to close the deal with voters. >>> well, even an apology isn't stopping the advertising exodus from rush limbaugh's radio show. a seventh company now says it will suspend its ads. limbaugh called a woman a prostitute. the host apologized saying he used the wrong choice of words. >>> overseas, at least 27 police officers in a the western city of hadithah were killed in a militaryic-s medicare. it doesn't cover everything. and what it doesn't cover can cost you some money. that's why you should consider an aarp... medicare supplement insurance plan... insured by unitedhealthcare insurance compa
ABC
Mar 16, 2012 4:00am PDT
president biden called out mitt romney, newt gingrich and rick santorum for their failure to support that bailout. >>> today, mitt romney travels to puerto rico. ahead of the primary this weekend. he has deep pockets but the long and messy campaign is starting to strain even his finances. we saw this interesting number. he's spent about $90,000 for each delegate he's won. in contrast, sharp contrast, rick santorum has spent about $29,000 per delegate. >>> one person that doesn't have to worry about campaign cash is george clooney. during a photo op in the white house driveway yesterday, the actor and activist ruled out any official run for office. he was leaving an oval office meeting with the president over the humanitarian crisis in the south sudan. >>> time for the weather. pouring rain in the pacific northwest and california. get the umbrellas out. and then get the shovels out, because you'll have heavy snow in the sierra nevada and the rockies. thunderstorms scattered showers from the midwest and ohio valleys into the deep south and gulf coast. >> mostly 80s from new orleans to
ABC
Mar 12, 2012 4:00am EDT
is celebrating a milestone birthday on the campaign trail. mitt romney is spending his 65th birthday in alabama, ahead of that state's primacy tomorrow. the polls show the race between romney and santorum and newt gingrich very close. >>> and rick perry is knocking down speculation that he could be gingrich's running mate. a spokesman calls the speculation tumbling yet premature. and there are no talks about becoming a vice president. >>> well, the 2008 presidential race took controversy in "game change." is it for fiction than fact? >> do you know what that is? >> reporter: game change, based on a book by two journalists gets deep inside the somewhere contain/palin campaign of four years ago. >> he doesn't want to deal with her. i haven't told him that she doesn't know anything. >> reporter: but it raises a question, what happened to confidentiality. >> you people are making it really hard for me. >> reporter: the story is based on anonymous quotes from staffers. >> i wasn't properly prepped. >> reporter: form brush administration official nicolle wallace worked with palin. >> you weren't prop
ABC
Mar 16, 2012 4:00am EDT
mitt romney, newt gingrich and rick santorum for their failure to support that bailout. >>> today, mitt romney travels to puerto rico. he has deep pockets but the long campaign is starting to strain his finances. he's spent about $90,000 for each delegate he's won. rick santorum has spent about $29,000 per delegate. >>> one person that doesn't have to worry about campaign cash is george clooney. he ruled out any official run for office yesterday. he was leaving an oval office meeting with the president over the crisis in south sudan. >>> time for the weather. pouring rain in the pacific northwest and california. you'll have heavy snow in the sierra nevada, and the rockies. thunderstorms scattered showers from the midwest and ohio valleys into the deep south and gulf coast. >> mostly 80s from new orleans to atlanta. 61 here in new york city. 51 in boston. upper 70s in the middle of the country. phoenix warms up to 83. salt lake city to 72. >> no denying where you're from. how sit again? >> boston. >>> coming up, the president considering a plan to ease the high gas prices. >>> and lining
ABC
Mar 29, 2012 4:00am PDT
romney is picking up the backing of some key republicans. party patriarch george h.w. bush will formally endorse romney in houston. last night, marco rubio announced his support for romney. >>> joe biden sharpened his attacks on romney. he says romney is consistently wrong. the vice president who is known for his verbal gaffes created a stir later when he mistakenly thanked dr. pepper instead of a college president named dr. paper. maybe he was thirsty. dr pepper is good. >>> it will be a sunny day in vegas for the obamas. snow in the see area nevada, cascades cascades, and northern rockies. pouring rain from northern california up to seattle. hail and gusty winds around omaha, kansas city, and topeka. showers in minnesota, the dakotas. scattered thunderstorms from san antonio to new orleans. flurries in northern new england. >> 51 in boston. 59 here in new york. 80 side from atlanta to dallas. 55 in chicago. 60 in minneapolis. phoenix, 84. sacramento, 68. >>> a rosy outlook for job seekers. why hiring could soon pick up. >>> and a question looming over the famed augusta
ABC
Mar 6, 2012 4:00am PST
to gain votes. the big contest is between mitt romney and rick santorum. here's what's at stake today, 437 delegates in ten states. >> the battleground state of ohio is under the microscope today. we find scott goldberg there live in a chilly columbus. good morning, scott. >> reporter: good morning, rob and paula. ohio is seen as the most important of the ten states holding contests today. it's partly symbolic. but for rick santorum, it's critical. a loss here could finish his campaign. he had been surging in ohio. only to watch his lead in the polls slip away, placing him in the last-minute dead heat are mitt romney. >> 12 to 1 is the ratio that ve we have been outspent. the five pols, dead even here in the state of ohio. >> reporter: while santorum argued he's scrappy enough, romney tried to cast himself as a inevitable republican nominee. >> we have been all over the state, from a to z, akron to zanesville, we're happy to be here. >> reporter: he turned to his wife ann to help. an effect to humanize her husband. >> i don't consider myself wealthy, which is an interesting thing. it can b
ABC
Mar 9, 2012 4:00am PST
], now we're really stuck with romney wednesday. >> it's wednesday in your region. super tuesday is behind us. and nothing happened. >> let's see what we can do. whether or not we can make a projection or not. guess what? ohio, ohio, ohio. >> so you're saying ohio? with a 12-foot digital clock behind you and repeating the word ohio. watch closely as this enormous balloon that was inflated before our eyes turns out to be a whoop whoopee cushion. >> ohio, ohio, ohio, the collie battle ground state. as expected, we cannot make a projection in ohio right now. >> are you not undertaned? >> romney did not close the deal last night. i've got more time, oh, god, i have to stop the clock before it goes off. i've seen this before. i've got to cut one of the wires. okay. okay, but which one? do i cut the white wire is this the offwhite wire? or the beige wire? i don't know. i can't decide. for some reason, none of them are exciting me. here goes nothing. [ bleep ]. let me twist these back together. i'll hit the snooze button. yes. >> they're good. that's what's making news this americth
ABC
Mar 13, 2012 4:00am PDT
in mississippi and alabama. tahman bradley joins us with more. >> reporter: mitt romney realizes that the south is tough territory for him. he calls it an away game. he's hoping for a road victory. today, voters in two solidly conservative southern states make their choice for the gop nominee. alabama and mississippi pose a big test for mitt romney. >> i've been getting hugs from the southern girls. >> reporter: recent polls show a tight race. rick santorum is hoping for a clean sweep. >> the people many mississippi and alabama want a conservative, for sure. >> reporter: newt gingrich is hoping for a comeback. he's getting help from chuck norris. >> hello, this is chuck norris. >> reporter: with gingrich and santorum signaling they're in this for the long haul, today's outcome probably won't change the runners the race. >> well, that would preclude, of course, rick santorum. rick santorum is not a person who is an economic conservative to my right. >> reporter: for his part, santorum is sticking to his main argument. >> you want to elect the most electable conservative, first elect a conservati
ABC
Mar 15, 2012 4:00am PDT
state dinner as mitt romney gets hammered with questions about his own fortune. >>> sips that gas prices might be peaking. have we seen the worst of it. >>>ed a way above the rim. the incredible shot. making a basket from a hovering helicopter. >>> good morning, i'm t.j. winick in for rob nelson. >> and i'm paula faris. >>> for camera-loving rod blagojevich, it was quite a sendoff. >> tahman bradley has the details. >> reporter: man who loves the spotlight as much as rod blagojevich would have it no other way. a press conference before he goes to prison today. >> i'm proud as i leave and enter the next part of what is a hard and dark journey that i can take with me a sense of accomplishment. >> reporter: he's been convicted of trying to sell or trade president obama's vacated senate seat. >> saying good-bye to patty and our kids will be the hardest thing i have ever had to do. >> reporter: he maintains what he did was legal and an appeal will succeed. >> my faith has been challenged. i still believe this is america. a country governed by the rule of law. >> reporter: he greeted the crowd
ABC
Mar 19, 2012 4:00am PDT
. >>> to presidential poll tiblgs now, where mitt romney picked up more delegates. he won all 20 delegates at stake in puerto rico because he prevailed with more than 50% of the vote. that puts his delegate total at 521, far ahead of any rival. he campaigns in illinois today. >>> rick santorum will also be campaigning in illinois, after a weekend appearance in indiana, refusing calls to step aside, he claimed he was in the contest for a long haul because romney is weak front-runner. the duggar family hit chicago area churches to stump for santorum. >>> and president obama took on the nation's bullies last night, lending his star power at a do. ry aimed at children. the film features heart-wrenching personal stories for children that have been harassed. the president said, to the parents and steecherrors stand up. for the children speak up. >> it's wrong. everyone has to take action against bullying. >> the white house estimates that 13 million students are bullied reach year. >>> it's time for the weather across the nation. the adingsdition to the severe weather, look for thunder
ABC
Mar 29, 2012 4:00am EDT
, abc news, new york. >>> to politics now. mitt romney is picking up the backing of some key republicans. george h.w. bush will formally endorse him today. and earlier, marco rubio announced his support. >>> joe biden says romney is consistently wrong. the vice president created a stir later when he mistakenly thanked doctor pepper instead of a college president named dr. paper. maybe he was thirsty. dr pepper is good. >>> it will be a sunny day in vegas for the obamas. pouring rain from northern california up to seattle. hail and gusty winds around omaha, kansas city, and topeka. scattered thunderstorms from san antonio to new orleans. flurries in norng new england. >> 55 in chicago, 60 in minneapolis. sacramento, 68. >>> a rosy outlook for job seerks. >>> and a question looming over the famed augusta national golf club. will it be forced to welcome its first ever female member? >>> and later in "the pulse" ron burgundy's return. >>> and wam back, everybody. there's a rosy outlook for the job market this morning. more and more ceos say they feel good about the economy and plan to hire m
ABC
Mar 30, 2012 4:00am EDT
to announce his support for mitt romney today. also speculation that ryan could be picked as number two on the ticket. yesterday, george h.w. bush formally announced his endorsement of romney. >>> this is surveillance video from inside an a school bus as tornado ripped through the area. that bus was lifted off the ground and tossed into a diner. it happened minutes after the bus driver got all of the children off. >>> the weather could get pretty rough today for henriville and much of indiana, in fact. a chance of tornado dose from indianapolis. evening rain in pennsylvania and the mid-atlantic. some flooding rain from seattle to northern california. some snow in the cascades. sierras and northern rockies. 49 in seattle. 69 in sacramento. 55 in chicago. 75 in omaha. 80s from dallas to miami. here in the big apple, about 55. business news is next this morning, including a major announcement from best buy, closing dozens of its stores and a car that drives itself. >>> also this morning -- barbie going bald for a good cause. >>> welcome back, everybody. some big changes are coming to the t
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